Syria

Syrian Government Bombs Aleppo

At least 19 killed

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Security forces have shelled parts of Syria's second city of Aleppo, killing at least 19 people, activists say.

Troops began to bombard the districts of Bustan al-Qasr, Marjeh and Hananu before dawn. Many of those killed were reportedly women and children.

One opposition activist network put the morning's death toll in Aleppo at 54.

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